- remove all coverings from；remove the clothes from (someone)
- an act of undressing, especially in a striptease；used for or involving the performance of stripteases
verb: strip, 3rd person present: strips, gerund or present participle: stripping, past tense: stripped, past participle: stripped
- 1. remove all coverings from they stripped the bed
- ▪ remove the clothes from (someone) the man had been stripped naked
- ▪ take off one's clothes she stripped down to her underwear they stripped and showered 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ pull or tear off (a garment or covering) she stripped off her shirt strip away the hype and you'll find original thought
- ▪ remove bark and branches from (a tree).
- ▪ remove (paint or varnish) from (a surface) the floorboards can be stripped, sanded, and polished strip off the existing paint 同義詞
- ▪ remove the stems from (tobacco).
- ▪ milk (a cow) to the last drop.
- 2. leave bare of accessories or fittings thieves stripped the room of luggage 同義詞
- ▪ remove the accessory fittings of or take apart (a machine, motor vehicle, etc.) to inspect or adjust it the tank was stripped down piece by piece 同義詞 反義詞
- 3. deprive someone of (rank, power, or property) the lieutenant was stripped of his rank 同義詞
- 4. sell off (the assets of a company) for profit.
- ▪ divest (a bond) of its interest coupons so that it and they may be sold separately.
- 5. tear the thread or teeth from (a screw, gearwheel, etc.).
- ▪ (of a screw, gearwheel, etc.) lose its thread or teeth.
- 6. (of a bullet) be fired from a rifled gun without spin owing to a loss of surface.
- 1. an act of undressing, especially in a striptease she got drunk and did a strip on top of the piano
- ▪ used for or involving the performance of stripteases a campaigner against strip joints